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Under 1Definition: Below or lower, in place or position, with the idea of being covered; lower than; beneath; opposed to over; as, he stood under a tree; the carriage is under cover; a cellar
extends under the whole house.
Under 2Definition: Denoting relation to some thing or person that is superior,
oppresses, bows down,
governs, directs, influences powerfully, or the like, in a relation of subjection, subordination, obligation, liability, or the like; as, to travel under a heavy load; to live under extreme oppression; to have fortitude under the
evils of life; to have patience under pain, or under
misfortunes; to behave like a Christian under
reproaches and injuries; under the pains and penalties of the law; the condition under which one
enters upon an office; under the necessity of obeying the
vows of chastity.
Under 3Definition: Denoting relation to something that
exceeds in rank or degree, in number, size, weight, age, or the like; in a relation of the less to the
greater, of inferiority, or of falling short.
Under 4Definition: Denoting relation to something that
furnishes a cover, pretext, pretense, or the like; as, he betrayed him under the guise of friendship; Morpheus is
represented under the figure of a boy asleep.
Under 5Definition: Less specifically, denoting the relation of being subject, of undergoing regard, treatment, or the like; as, a bill under discussion.
Under 6Definition: In a lower, subject, or subordinate condition; in subjection; used chiefly in a few idiomatic
phrases; as, to bring under, to reduce to subjection; to subdue; to keep under, to keep in subjection; to control; to go under, to be unsuccessful; to fail.
Under 7Definition: Lower in position, intensity, rank, or degree; subject; subordinate; generally in composition with a noun, and written with or without the hyphen; as, an undercurrent; undertone; underdose;
under 8Definition: located below or beneath something else; "nether
garments"; "the under parts of a machine"
under 9Definition: further down; "see under for further discussion"
under 10Definition: down below; "get under
under 11Definition: below the horizon; "the sun went under"
under 12Definition: below some quantity or limit; "fifty
dollars or under"
under 13Definition: in or into a state of subordination or subjugation; "we must keep our disappointment under"
under 14Definition: down to defeat, death, or ruin; "their
competitors went under"
under 15Definition: into unconsciousness; "this will put the patient under"
under 16Definition: through a range downward; "children six and under will be admitted free"